As national leaders rev up the debate on border security and immigration reform, Arizona Democrats are fighting a losing battle in the Legislature to reopen the discussion on how this border state treats illegal immigrants.Read More »
Sen. John McCain is defending his proposed immigration overhaul to angry residents in suburban Arizona.Read More »
John McCain, Janet Napolitano, Ron Barber and Kyrsten Sinema are all bringing to their ideas on comprehensive immigration reform to Arizonans this week.Read More »
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be in southern Arizona this week to see security operations at the border.Read More »
Maricopa County's top attorney says an aggressive prosecution tool that can leave illegal immigrants stranded in jail for months before the cases go to trial has helped reduce Arizona's record identity theft issues.Read More »
Activists accused the Maricopa County attorney's office Friday of bringing excessive charges against illegal immigrants arrested for identify theft crimes, arguing that college students found with fake IDs at bars are held to a different standard.Read More »
At the recent Republican statewide meeting in a north central Phoenix church, pews were packed with party loyalists listening to elected officials speak about issues facing the state and the nation.
But the topic that would have dominated the conversation in past years — illegal immigration — was scarcely mentioned.
Gov. Jan Brewer took a noncommittal stance on immigration reform plan unveiled by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators, saying she will review the plan in the coming weeks.Read More »
Here are some details of the bipartisan Senate framework on immigration reform announced Monday. President Barack Obama is expected to endorse a similar set of proposals Tuesday during an appearance in Las Vegas.Read More »
Immigration reform proposals coming from the District of Columbia have Arizona lawmakers’ interests piqued, and some are planning trips to Las Vegas Tuesday to hear President Obama’s new plan to overhaul immigration laws.Read More »